2011 SOBC Winter Sport Championships

The 2011 Special Olympics BC Winter Sport Championships were held in three exciting events in Coquitlam, Vancouver, and West Kelowna!


Sincere thanks to the Draft an Athlete Donors and Championships Sponsors who helped make the events possible:

Championships Sponsors

Pacific Coastal Airlines
City of Vancouver
Hosting BC
Vancouver Courier
Frank & Yvonne McCracken Foundation

Drafted 49 athletes ($24,500)

Vancouver Police Department

Drafted 10 athletes ($5,000)

Van Tel/Safeway Credit Union Legacy Fund
Peter Barnes
Ted Hirst
Marnie Carter
Torah Kachur
Gunnar and Cathy Eggertson
Greg Keith
Grant Longhurst

Drafted 8 athletes ($4,000)

Victoria Police Department
Lions Clubs of BC

Drafted 5 athletes ($2,500)

Jim and Cindy Anderson
Dan and Sue Higgins
Ward and Christa Saito
Brad Elliott
Knights of Columbus Councils of BC

Drafted 4 athletes ($2,000)

Sonny Marshall

Drafted 3 athletes ($1,500)

Grace Battiston
John and Karen van Dongen
Delta Police Department

Drafted 2 athletes ($1,000)

John and Barbara Sims
Michael and Cherald Tutt
Langley RCMP

Drafted 1 athlete ($500)

Ann Neumann
Dale Flexman
Canadian Securities Registration Systems
Lewis Family Fund
South Coast British Columbia Transit Authority Police Service
Royal Canadian Legion # 164
Royal Canadian Legion # 008
Burnaby RCMP
Nanaimo RCMP

Ice Sport Championships (Coquitlam, February 11 & 12)

Floor Hockey Championship (Vancouver, February 18 & 19)

  • Location: UBC Student Recreation Centre
  • Approximately 190 athletes and 50 coaches and mission staff
  • Results

Snow Sport Championships (West Kelowna, March 4 & 5)



Curling/Figure Skating/Speed Skating – Day 1

Curling/Figure Skating/Speed Skating – Day 2

Floor Hockey

Alpine/Snowshoeing/Cross Country

Congratulations to all the amazing athletes who gave such great efforts in the Championships! Huge thanks to all the coaches and volunteers who were so essential in supporting the athletes and making the events happen!